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The Wayward Bus

John Steinbeck


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PUBLISHED: 30th April 2006
ISBN: 9780142437872
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Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of Americaas greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works, beginning with the six shown here, will be published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art. Of this initial group of six titles, "The Wayward Bus" is in a new edition. An imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling Californiaas back roads. This allegorical novel of pilgrimage includes a new introduction by Gary Scharnhorst. Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readersaand to the many who revisit them again and again.
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  • Paperback
    $31.31
PUBLISHED: 30th April 2006
ISBN: 9780142437872
ANNOTATION:
Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of Americaas greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works, beginning with the six shown here, will be published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art. Of this initial group of six titles, "The Wayward Bus" is in a new edition. An imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling Californiaas back roads. This allegorical novel of pilgrimage includes a new introduction by Gary Scharnhorst. Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readersaand to the many who revisit them again and again.

Annotation

Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of Americaas greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works, beginning with the six shown here, will be published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art.

Of this initial group of six titles, "The Wayward Bus" is in a new edition. An imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling Californiaas back roads. This allegorical novel of pilgrimage includes a new introduction by Gary Scharnhorst.

Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readersaand to the many who revisit them again and again.

Publisher Description

Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works, beginning with the six shown here, will be published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art. Of this initial group of six titles, The Wayward Bus is in a new edition. An imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus travelling California's back roads. This allegorical novel of pilgrimage includes a new introduction by Gary Scharnhorst. Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readers - and to the many who revisit them again and again.

Author Biography

No writer is more quintessentially American than John Steinbeck. Born in 1902 in Salinas, California, Steinbeck attended Stanford University before working at a series of mostly blue-collar jobs and embarking on his literary career. Profoundly committed to social progress, he used his writing to raise issues of labor exploitation and the plight of the common man, penning some of the greatest American novels of the twentieth century and winning such prestigious awards as the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He received the Nobel Prize in 1962, "for his realistic and imaginative writi

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Product Details

Author
John Steinbeck
Short Title
WAYWARD BUS
Pages
271
Publisher
Penguin Books
Series
Penguin Classics
Language
English
ISBN-10
0142437875
ISBN-13
9780142437872
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-04-30
Residence
US
Country of Publication
Australia